Mozart &
Material Culture

Souvenirs

St Peter’s (Vatican City). Main church of the Vatican; the façade, by Carlo Maderno, dates from 1614, the interior by Bernini was designed in 1629 (St. Peter's Square, also designed by Bernini, was constructed 1656-1667), and the cupola, based on a project by Michaelangelo, was finished by Giacomo Della Porta and Domenico Fontana in 1593.

Giovanni Piranesi, Basilica Vaticana from Illustrations de Antichita Romanae, (1748)

Giovanni Piranesi, 'Basilica Vaticana' from Illustrations de Antichita Romanae, (1748)

Mozart Relevance

Mozart and his father visited on Easter Sunday, 15 April 1770 and on 29 June 1770.

Date 1
1770-04 and 1770-06
Location
Rome
Date (Mozart)
1770-04 and 1770-06
Location (Mozart)
Rome